How to Open Device Manager in Windows 10, 7 & 8. Easily
Device Manager is Windows utility where you can manage the drivers. In Device Manager, you can check for the driver status, update drivers, uninstall drivers, etc. So it’s very important to know how to access Device Manager. There are several ways to open Device Manager. And the ways are different depending on what Windows Operating System your computer is running. To open Device Manager in all Windows system including Windows 10, you just need to know one common and easy way.
Following are the detailed simple steps how to access Device Manager in all Windows versions:
1. Press Win+R (Windows logo key and R key) at the same time. A Run dialog will appear.
2. Type devmgmt.msc in the run box and click OK button.
Then Device Manager will open. Take Device Manager in Windows 10 for example.
After opening Device Manager, if you see problem devices in the list, it is recommended to update their drivers, as problem drivers may slow your PC performance and updated drivers can boot your PC performance.
For devices with problem drivers, there will be a yellow mark (yellow triangle or yellow question mark) next to on it. Like below screenshot shows.
To update the drivers, you can use Driver Easy to help you. After downloading and installing Driver Easy on your computer, run it to scan your computer. Then it will detect all problem drivers in your computer and download the new appropriate drivers for your devices. With Driver Easy, you don’t need to access Device Manager to check for driver status, and you can update drivers with just several clicks.